University of Chicago Law School, J.D., high honors, 2010

  • Order of the Coif
  • John M. Olin Law & Economics Fellow
  • Kirkland & Ellis Scholar
  • Executive Topics & Comments Editor, University of Chicago Law Review, 2009-2010

University of Illinois, B.S., summa cum laude, 2006

  • Barry M. Goldwater Scholar


Law Clerk, Judge Gary Feinerman, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2011-2012

Law Clerk, Judge Pamela Rymer, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2010-2011

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Daniel V. Dorris

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Daniel Dorris has a variety of litigation experience, including securities and appellate litigation.  

Prior to joining Kellogg Huber Hansen, Mr. Dorris served as a law clerk to the Honorable Pamela Ann Rymer on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable Gary Feinerman on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Mr. Dorris graduated from the University of Chicago Law School with high honors, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and Executive Topics & Comments Editor of the University of Chicago Law Review, and was awarded the Kirkland and Ellis Scholarship and the John M. Olin fellowship in law and economics.


Comment, Federal Preemption of State Wage-and-Hour Claims, 76 U. Chi. L. Rev. 1251 (2009)